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Canine Guidelines & Best Practices


Content Provider:
Waterloo Regional Police


Length (in hours)
15 minutes

Release Date
March 2019

Revision Date
April 2020

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A Waterloo Regional Police Service, Canine Guidelines & Best Practices E-Learning video has been created to provide an update on its services and deployment. It will also emphasize how best to utilize a Canine team for the greatest success.

Note: Police Civilians working as Communicators can enroll in this course.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the special skills and abilities that police canines have
  • Explain what a track is
  • Describe when a canine is required
  • Explain how to properly set up containment
  • Describe how to back up Canine Handlers
  • State some canine tips

Target Audience

Sworn Police